GABRIEL BARRE (Additional direction for LiLiA!) recently directed the national tour of Pippin, which started at the Goodspeed Opera House. His off-Broadway credits include the Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of The Wild Party by Andrew Lippa (nominated for 13 Drama Desk Awards and 5 Outer Critics Circle awards, both including Best Director and for which he won the Calloway Award), Summer of ’42, Stars in Your Eyes, Honky-Tonk Highway, john & jen and Almost, Maine. He also directed the national tour of Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, starring Eartha Kitt which also played at the Papermill Playhouse in NJ last season. He has directed many regional productions at numerous theatres including Sweeney Todd, Finian’s Rainbow, Houdini and many other new musicals at the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut; Stand By Your Man at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville; Hay Fever and Pericles at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Private Lives at Seattle Repertory Theatre. As an actor he has been nominated for a Tony Award and appears often in film and on TV. Among his upcoming directing projects is the new musical by Joe Stein and Kander & Ebb called All About Us opening this spring.
Last Updated: 11/1/2015